The labor market is undergoing profound changes, raising multiple policy challenges. There is a need to stimulate labor mobility while protecting workers, increase productivity and employment levels while containing income inequality, accommodate globalization and technological change while ensuring equal opportunities for everyone. How can the world’s economies anticipate and thrive amid such challenges?
To address these questions, the newly created Global Economic Challenges Network, Georgetown University, and the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management invited world renowned experts of employment and social policy, as well as László Andor, Secretary-General of FEPS and former Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility at the European Commission, and Shéhérazade Semsar-de Boisséson, CEO of POLITICO Europe.
Europe needs to boost entrepreneurial and innovation-led economic growth. A few years ago, the European Commission issued an “innovation emergency” for the European economy and launched the Innovation Union. Now the new Commission has set itself the task to design a new industrial policy that could bolster innovation, improve technology adoption and generally spur greater competitiveness. What should be the key planks of such a policy?
A new book – The Entrepreneurial Society – argues that Europe needs to unleash its entrepreneurial potential and pursue reforms that would place entrepreneurship at the centre of a new strategy for economic development. Economic policy without entrepreneurship, the author argues, is like Hamlet without the Prince of Denmark.
With Croatia coming next in the Presidency cycle of the EU Council we are delighted to welcome Ambassador Goran Štefanić. The Ambassador will discuss the priorities of the Croatian Presidency and what they hope to achieve during their 6-month leadership starting in January 2020.
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has released updates to its Reports on User Needs and Requirements. This series of reports is compiled following a systematic process of consultation with the community of users of position, navigation, and time services and technologies. Thanks to these consultations it is possible to take users’ needs and requirements into account in the short and long-term evolution of European GNSS.
A cross-committee delegation of the European Parliament will participate in the 14th meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Berlin from 25 to 29 November. The IGF is a multi-stakeholder discussion platform of the United Nations that addresses current legal, political, social and technical aspects of the Internet.
The theme of the validation workshop is “Supporting the deployment of EU Cybersecurity Certification Framework” and aims to present and touch upon the efforts of ENISA and the European Commission on the deployment of the EU Cybersecurity Certification Framework.
The main objective of this workshop is to present recent ENISA preparatory and support activities and studies while engaging invited participants in a lively exchange of opinions, experience so far and future considerations.
CEPS will be hosting Bureau of Industry Security Assistant Secretary Rich Ashooh for an event on “Trade, Investment and Technology Policy in Transatlantic Security”. Assistant Secretary Ashooh is ultimately responsible for several key U.S. policy issues including the entity list, 5G policy, dual-use export controls, and emerging technology policy.
The online medical service DIPAT enables users to independently create effective medical living wills, deposit them online and update them regularly. The company has now joined the EIT Digital Accelerator to expand internationally.
Using AI to assist in caring for older patients
The post will gather all the press releases from EP political parties on EU budget 2020.